Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Tricep Dips Using A Chair

Tricep dips utilize your body weight to build strength in your triceps and deltoids. To do the chair dip exercise: Place a sturdy chair in an open space. Sit down and wrap your fingers around the front edge of the chair. Slide your body forward until your buttocks is just off the chair. Start with… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Tricep Dips Using A Chair

Weight Loss

How Do Friendships and Family Impact Weight Loss?

We all know that being overweight or obese can have serious consequences to our health including diabetes, heart disease, and bone and joint issues. Estimates now show that a third of our population is now seriously overweight. Public officials have warned that the results of physical inactivity and poor diet are catching up to tobacco as… Continue reading How Do Friendships and Family Impact Weight Loss?

Weight Loss

22 Weight Loss Myths

There's so much data available on the internet it's sometimes difficult to know what's accurate and what's not. A claim isn't accurate just because it's on the internet. Here are several weight-loss myths that are always bandied about, but aren't true. Eating at night makes you fat: While some research has associated late night intake with a higher… Continue reading 22 Weight Loss Myths

Weight Loss

Simple, Effective Tips To Lose Weight

It never hurts to have a few extra tips when on a weight loss journey. Here are 16 ideas, that when added to a lifestyle that includes exercise and a healthy diet, can help you stay the course. 1. Variety of foods may not help to lose weight: Variety may make you eat more, according to… Continue reading Simple, Effective Tips To Lose Weight

Weekly Exercise

Exercise Of The Week: Tricep Kickback

This week's exercise is another that works your triceps: the bent-over tricep kickback. You can use a bench or chair for this exercise for added stability. Hold a dumbbell in your hand and bend over, until your trunk is at 45° or parallel to the floor. Keeping your back flat, bring the bent elbow to… Continue reading Exercise Of The Week: Tricep Kickback